Poverty in Laurel, Montana

What is the poverty rate in Laurel, Montana?
The poverty rate in Laurel is 9.0%. One out of every 11.1 residents of Laurel lives in poverty.

How many people in Laurel, Montana live in poverty?
608 of 6,762 Laurel residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Laurel compare to the rest of Montana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Montana is 14.4%, meaning Laurel has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Montana.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Laurel, Montana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

6,436

7.6% 10.3% 93.5%

What's the Poverty Rate in Laurel, Montana By Race?

7.6% of White residents of Laurel, Montana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Laurel, Montana is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 488 of 6,436 white Montanans live below the poverty line. Approximately 93.5% of the total population of Laurel, Montana are white.

Laurel, Montana Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Laurel, Montana?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Laurel, Montana is 7.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Laurel, Montana is 10.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Laurel, Montana

Female residents of Laurel, Montana are dramatically(52%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

239 of 3,361 males in Laurel live below the poverty line.

369 of 3,401 females in Laurel live below the poverty line.

Laurel, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Laurel, Montana?

Laurel, Montana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Laurel, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

29.8%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

9.0%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

5.3%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

7.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

5.0%

75 to 84 Years Old

8.9%

Over 85 Years Old

18.4%

Laurel, Montana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Laurel, Montana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Laurel, Montana who were born citizens of the United States is 9.0%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Laurel, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Laurel, Montana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Laurel, Montana who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 6,753 residents of Laurel, Montana who were born citizens of the United States, 608 (9.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 9 residents of Laurel, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Laurel, Montana

The poverty rate in Laurel is 9.0%.
Laurel is in Yellowstone County.
Montana Poverty Rate by City
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Billings 10.8%
Laurel 9.0%
Lockwood 11.6%

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